BENEFITS OF MULCHING
Benefits of mulching in gardening This practice can save your plants in frost ( at some extent) as well as in hard summer.
What is Mulching ?
Cover the surface of a plant around its stem with mulch like wheat straw, pea straw, or non-plant-based mulch materials like stones or gravel, etc. To control weed, soil erosion.
Benefits of Mulching practice
Loose the soil compaction.
Provide good oxygen to the plant root system..
Best for weed control.
Ideal material for Mulching
The material you can use for mulching
is crop stems, stalks, dry grass, sawdust, leaves, crop residues, and dry garden biomass.
Mulching for pots
Small layer of mulching that happens as natural falling of leaves of plants in the garden but it’s not possible in case of potted plants. So we need mulching manually.
Other mulching materials
You can use small gravel and stones. If stones-gravels are light in colour they make the plant soil cool whereas dark coloured stones-Gravels make the plant soil warm
So mulching is a very good practice to enrich plants, control weeds, stop soil erosion, and make soil cool around plants
Read in detail about mulching in garden to save your plants